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“The Lady’s not for Turning”.

In October, 1980 the ‘Iron lady’ of British politics Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announced at the Conservative Party Conference that “The lady’s not for turning”, which was greeted with ruptures of applause and cheers from MP’s and supporters. 619 more words

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Joe's Economics wrong again.

Smoking joe spent more on legal fees than he was awarded when his feelings were bruised,

Joe Hockey

Hockey’s Wife Forced To Raise Rent To Pay For Defamation Legal Fees By The Shovel on July 23, 2015

A night in Melissa Babbage’s Canberra home will rise from $271 to $850,000 today.

The price hike was necessary after Babbage’s husband – Treasurer Joe Hockey – was ordered to pay 85% of his own legal costs for his defamation case against media outlet Fairfax. 50 more words


BAP EP 12: Passing the sniff test

This Week on the BAP…

  • Trumpeting about war heroes.
  • Uncle Joe takes a sniff at Bronwyn Bishop.
  • Tony wants us all to be citizen spies.
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Tony Abbott

Joe Hockey defamation trial: Treasurer to recover only small fraction of legal costs from Fairfax case Updated 33 minutes ago

The Federal Court awarded $200,000 in damages to Treasurer Joe Hockey in his defamation case against Fairfax Media.

Hockey to pay 85 per cent of legal costs in Fairfax defamation suit… 362 more words

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Lawyers the only winners in Joe Hockey's Defamation Case

Oh, the ignominy of it all, Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has been left red faced and out of pocket to the tune of $340,000 after “winning” a defamation case against Fairfax Media over its “Treasurer for Sale” article. 459 more words

Australian Politics

Graphical Manipulations #144: Rats, Cows, Pigs! It’s A Right Menagerie! And A Missed Rabbott Missive!!

There’s a black bile rising in the throat! The eyes glaze over as a red rage threatens to burst a blood vessel or two and the anger mounts towards an explosion of vitriol and violence! 652 more words